Tag: Credit Card

MacBook Air SuperDrive jammed and will not eject so shake it!

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Hat tip to “TUAW”:http://www.tuaw.com/2008/06/24/mod-use-your-macbook-air-superdrive-on-any-machine/ apparently, “Tnkgrl”:http://tnkgrl.wordpress.com/2008/06/24/macbook-air-superdrive-for-all/ has figured out how to open up a Superdrive, replace a part and thus make it universally compatible with all computers. Great geekout. OTOH, why go to all the trouble :-)? The “photos”:http://www.flickr.com/photos/tnkgrl/sets/72157605790040071/ are really useful so you can disassemble it. The short version is the black bottom comes…

China Disaster Relief

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We’ve been trying to efficiently donate as a group to help all those poor folks in China. Our Chinese affiliate, “Qiming”:http://qimingventures.com is giving through the Chinese Red Cross, but if you are out of China, what are your options? We just want something simple that takes a credit card. First, “Charity Navigator”:http://charitynavigator.com came up from…

United Promotions

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Quick reminder, United has double EQM miles if you sign up by April 21. Also, if you use the “Mileage Plus Mall”:http://mponlinemallcom and use it to buy from Apple, you get one mile for each dollar on top of what your credit card gives you. For instance, with “Hertz”:http://offer.hertz.com/offers/index.jsp?targetPage=uaelite.jsp?id=5964 if you use the Mileage Plus…